The Transformed Oasis offers travelers luxury, history and cuisine in the heart of Bali
Jakarta, Indonesia, June 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — La Laguna, a luxury collection resort and spa, Nusa Dua Bali reveals a transformative journey that gracefully weaves architecture inspired by the surrounding nature and indigenous culture into the historic destination after undergoing an extensive renovation, in time for the G20 Summit. Built 30 years ago by Rajawali Property Group, The Laguna is the first international resort in Nusa Duaportrayed as the cornerstone of Balinese hospitality, famous for hosting foreign presidents and dignitaries from around the world.
“The heart of the new version of The Laguna, the first in 2 decades, ensures that the next chapter of the resort’s journey honors its rich indigenous heritage through stunning décor. Our timely decision to renovate The Laguna in the midst of a pandemic was driven by our commitment to restore this historic icon and inspire others to rebuild Bali for the future,” said shirley tanCEO, Rajawali Property Group.
“30 years ago, we welcomed the debut of The Luxury Collection brand in Bali, one of the most popular island destinations in Indonesia with the inauguration of La Laguna. Since then, the resort has offered treasured memories to discerning guests from around the world. As we look forward to the optimistic return of travel, we look forward to welcoming travelers to Bali and creating memorable and distinctive experiences that are unique to this highly coveted destination,” said Rajeev MenoPresident, Pacific Asia (Excluding biggest china), Marriott International
The resort is an oasis with panoramic views of the Indian Ocean. Rooms, restaurants and public areas have undergone a careful restoration, along with a completely renovated lobby and arrival experience set amidst pristine gardens with ancient trees and lush greenery. As guests approach the resort lobby, the chime of a gong (a traditional cymbal instrument used to welcome royal families) resonates, symbolizing the joy of welcoming a guest for an enriching experience during their stay.
Nautical-Inspired Elevated Interiors
The rooms have been renovated with natural materials and inspired by the collective stories and traditions of Bali. Nautical elements take center stage in the nuanced design, influenced by the resort’s seven lagoons. A color palette of neutral earth tones ensures a balance between traditional warmth and adds a modern twist throughout its 287 rooms, suites, and villas.
Emblematic elements such as a Balinese panel sulaman embroideries seen in kebaya adorn the headboards of the rooms; A selection of bespoke lamps, layered walls and leather accents on a bedside suitcase come together as a nod to travel and discovery, part of The Luxury Collection’s DNA.
An exquisite epicurean destination for gourmets
banyubiru is a tribute to the unique tradition warung stalls in the villages, accompanied by the notable use of materials such as bamboo and wicker. The all-day restaurant offers themed breakfasts and dinners. bale is a recreation of a quintessential Balinese village courtyard, where authentic and iconic experiences are created. Guests can expect a glass of jamu (a famous traditional drink infused with turmeric and ginger) upon arrival. As part of his evening ritual, De Bale will showcase village dances and stories for all guests. With a convivial atmosphere, the theater bar and lounge also features a large entertainment terrace, perfect for hosting private events and coffee breaks during meetings and group events.
The regeneration of The Laguna is a testament to the long-standing partnership between Marriott International and Rajawali Property Group, which currently owns six Marriott properties, as well as the ultra-modern Langkawi International Convention Center (LICC), totaling more than 1,157 rooms across all properties in Malaysia Y Indonesia. The latter’s distinguished portfolio includes The St. Regis Bali Resort, The St. Regis Langkawi and the anticipated opening of The St. Regis Jakarta. With more than 19 brands, Marriott International currently operates 59 hotels in Indonesiaand more hotels are expected to open this year.
Perfectly timed to coincide with the highly anticipated G20 Bali Summit in 2022, The Laguna is ready to welcome guests from around the world for all occasions, from business meetings to special events with immersive luxury in the heart of Bali. For more information or to book a stay, visit The Laguna, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa
About The Laguna, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Nusa Duabali
Located on Bali’s pristine white sand beach of Nusa Dua with endless views of the Indian Ocean, The Laguna, a Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Nusa Dua, Bali boasts seven sparkling lagoon pools, one for each day of the week, and 287 rooms, suites and villas that surround lush tropical gardens. with a charming lagoon spa and state-of-the-art fitness center, contemporary indoor and outdoor gathering places, all complemented by the personalized touches of the Luxury Collection Concierge service, which curates its programs to unlock the true essence of Bali for global explorers. The Laguna Resort & Spa offers a variety of dining options from around the world: banyubiru Pan-Asian and international cuisine, beachfront Arwana for unparalleled premium coastal cuisine featuring fresh, live seafood, oysters, sushi and island favorites. sunday beach and barbecue brunch. Cornerstone, a private Wine Room and Deli highlighting casual dining, home-cooked delights and daily specials. Signature cocktails, wines, spirits and light bites are offered throughout the resort at Bar Kul-Kul, De Bale Lounge & Bar and Sapphire Bar. For more information visit www.thelagunabali.com
About The Luxury Collection® Hotels and Resorts
The Luxury Collection®, part of Marriott International, Inc., is comprised of world-renowned hotels and resorts that offer unique, authentic experiences that evoke lasting, cherished memories. For the global explorer, The Luxury Collection offers a gateway to the world’s most exciting and desirable destinations. Each hotel and resort is a unique and cherished expression of its location; a portal to the indigenous charms and treasures of the destination. It originated in 1906 under the CIGA® brand name as a collection of of Europe most celebrated and iconic properties, today The Luxury Collection brand is a glittering ensemble of nearly 120 of the world’s best hotels and resorts in more than 35 countries and territories. All of these hotels, many of them centuries old, are internationally recognized as one of the best in the world. For more information and new openings visit theluxurycollection.com or follow Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. The Luxury Collection is proud to participate in Marriott Bonvoy, Marriott International’s global travel program. The program offers members an extraordinary portfolio of global brands, exclusive experiences at Marriott Bonvoy Moments and unparalleled benefits including free nights and Elite status recognition. To enroll for free or to learn more about the program, visit MarriottBonvoy.marriott.com.
About Rajawali Property Group
Rajawali Property Group is the real estate investment and development arm of the Rajawali Group. The Rajawali Group is one of Indonesian biggest investors. Driven by the philosophy of value creation, the Group has been successfully involved in a wide range of industries, including hotels and properties, agriculture, mining, infrastructure, transportation and media. Over the past three decades, the Group has built a solid reputation for strategic investments, including Indonesian the first privately owned television network Rajawali Citra Televisi Indonesia (RCTI), the country’s first private mobile operator PT XL Excelcomindo Pratama, and the growth of PT Express Transindo Utama to become the second largest taxi operator in the country. country by fleet size with a business model recognized by the United States United Nations Development Program (UNDP) as an effective poverty reduction program for emerging economies. The Group’s track record in value creation includes the turnaround of PT Perusahaan Rokok Tjap Bentoel and partnership with the Government of Indonesia to significantly increase the value for the shares of the country’s largest cement manufacturer, PT (Persero) Semen Gresik Tbk. As part of the Group’s vision of a sustainable future for Indonesia Y Asiaestablished the Rajawali Foundation Institute for Asia and initiated the Harvard Kennedy School Indonesia Program to enhance research and education in public policy and governance issues.